Activity Sheets

Trails and Worksheets for All Kinds of Visitors

From Animal Trails to Architectural Tours

Dublin Castle offers families and children a wide variety of activity sheets. Family worksheets and resource packs are available free of charge for use throughout the State Apartments, just ask for them at the information desk or download them below.

The Castle also offers a number of educational resource packs that specifically look at key aspects of the school curriculum, including Ireland’s Revolutionary period and art exhibitions.

The Education department can be contacted at +353 1 6458812 or

A Castle of Your Own

Design your own castle. Suitable for ages 7+

A Castle of Your Own | Irish

Design your own castle. Oiriúnach do pháistí 7+

Ancient & Modern Stone Art

From simple stone petals to cartoon imagery, get creative with this introduction to Stone Art.

Animal Adventure

Find the animals that sneaked into the Castle!

Architectural Family Activity

Engage with buildings, interiors, shapes and materials through the ages.

Coats of Arms

Create your own Coat of Arms. Suitable for those aged 7+

Coats of Arms | Irish

Déan do Armas féin. Oiriúnach do pháistí 7+

Create your very own patterns

Suitable for those aged 16+

Dublin Castle Word Search

A classic game of word search for all ages.

Family Trail

A families’ favourite with something to discover for everyone.

Family Tree

Trace your family history and let’s see how far back you can go.

Irish Harp

Find where these harps are located in Dublin Castle.

Make a Strongbow Zine!

Download the template, print out the three sheets and watch Stephanie’s video tutorial.

Memory Game

Print out the file double sided in colour on A4 paper and cut along the dotted lines.

Origami Series

Taking inspiration from objects on display in the State Apartments.

Test Your French

16 Questions About Dublin Castle.

Worksheet for Learners of Italian

Language through History (Intermediate Level).

Following the Curriculum

Worksheet for Primary Schools

A key for pupils to unlock the Castle and engage with history, geography, art, architecture and civics.

Worksheet for Junior Certificate

For a stimulating and engaged visit, students can use all or parts of this worksheet and focus on items of preference.

Junior Cert Classical Studies

A scholarly and playful perspective on ancient times, places, gods and mortals.

The Crawford at the Castle

Leaving Certificate Art History Question.